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Experiments with truth: 5/10/10

  • Producers of a documentary in Malaysia held a silent protest today to highlight media censorship.  They read newspapers upside down while they marched through Kuala Lumpur.
  • Thousands of people protested in Taipei on Saturday to call for the release of former president Chen Shui-bian and to support the Taiwanese independence movement.
  • Several hundred people gathered in London on Saturday to call for electoral reform.  They wore purple and chanted “Fair votes now!”
  • Tucson high school students protested a proposed bill that would ban ethnic studies programs in Arizona.
  • Plus-size models protested outside the Australian Fashion Week last week after they were excluded from the show.